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  • MTA looks for support for its new education council

    May 1, 2019 11:58AM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) newly-formed education council is searching for members to help steer the effort in the right direction. Supporting the design, development, and implementation of an educational program aimed at making the MTA a

  • Trailer Wizards renews partnership with Trucks For Change

    May 1, 2019 7:53AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Trailer Wizards announced recently that it is renewing its long-standing partnership with Trucks For Change Network (T4C). “We’re so fortunate to have a partner like Trailer Wizards enabling our work with partner charities across the country,” said Pete

  • PIC looks to have an impact on entire industry

    April 28, 2019 10:59PM by Truck News-West

    KANANASKIS, Alta. – The Alberta Motor Transport Association’s (AMTA) Partners in Compliance (PIC) program appears to be at a crossroads. Carriers that have reached PIC status have been achieving the highest of standards when it comes to safety and compliance,

  • Kenworth colors to come from $140-M facility

    April 24, 2019 2:46PM by johng@newcom.ca

    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Kenworth is officially breaking ground on a new paint facility for its Class 8 truck assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio – representing a US $140-million investment that will support higher production volumes and better finishes alike. The

  • NTSB touts benefits of collision avoidance systems

    April 24, 2019 10:29AM by Sonia Straface

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Collision avoidance systems should be made standard in all highway vehicles to save lives, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). In a recent webinar it hosted titled “Benefits and uses of collision avoidance systems” a

  • Paccar names new CEO

    April 22, 2019 10:53AM by Truck News

    BELLEVUE, Wash. — Paccar announced recently that it has named Preston Feight its new chief executive officer. Feight will start his new position on July 1, 2019. He is currently the company’s executive vice-president, and will succeed Ron Armstrong who

  • TFI continues U.S. growth through acquisitions

    April 17, 2019 11:29PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International’s U.S. last mile division, TForce Final Mile, has taken over select assets of BeavEx and its affiliates, Guardian Medical Logistics (GML), JNJW Enterprises, and USXP. The companies were obtained through a deal approved by the

  • Spotlight shines on hydrogen-electric trucks at Nikola World

    April 17, 2019 6:19PM by James Menzies

    Glitzy event highlights electric truck manufacturing start-up’s progress

  • Pricing pendulum swinging to shippers’ favor: ACT Research

    April 10, 2019 4:02PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – A freight recession is possible, and a rate recession is likely, according to a new freight forecast report from ACT Research. Its ACT Freight Forecast: U.S. Rate and Volume Outlook found that dry van rates, net of

  • Bison acquires H.O. Wolding

    April 1, 2019 1:50PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man.  — Bison Transport announced that it has acquired  the Amherst, Wis.-based H.O. Wolding (HOW). HOW is a 320-truck, dry van fleet with truckload operations in the U.S. Midwest, northeast and southeast regions. “We are very pleased to welcome

  • ZF to acquire Wabco in blockbuster deal

    March 28, 2019 9:14AM by Truck News

    FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – ZF has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wabco, forming an integrated systems provider for commercial vehicle technologies with annual sales totaling about US$45 billion. The deal is valued at about US$7 billion. Wabco is a global

  • TransPro Freight Systems names new general manager

    March 27, 2019 10:31AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. — TransPro Freight Systems, a Kriska Transportation Group company, has appointed Jon Saunders as general manager, effective March 18, 2019. Before joining the team at TransPro, Saunders held senior roles at Polaris Transportation Group where he led their high-growth

  • Omnitracs buys Blue Dot Solutions

    March 15, 2019 12:09PM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas —  Omnitracs announced it has acquired Blue Dot Solutions. Omnitracs will integrate Blue Dot’s modern, cloud-native MilesAhead platform and product suite into Omnitracs One – the new, unified platform will offer the industry a solution with an unparalleled

  • Learning from the Best Fleets

    March 14, 2019 4:16PM by Sonia Straface

    What the Best Fleets To Drive For are doing to stand out against the competition

  • Titanium on hunt for new CFO

    March 13, 2019 8:06AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Kasia Malz has resigned from her role as chief financial officer of Titanium Transportation Group, to pursue an opportunity in another industry, the company announced. Her resignation is effective March 15, but she has agreed to help